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1830 Census, Otsego County, New York

In order to save space here, any fields in which there as no tally, has been omitted.

Burlington

Artemas Sheldon
Description Original Tally Possible Identity
 Free White Male 10-14 1
 Free White Male 50-59 1 Artemas Sheldon
 Free White Female 15-19 1
 Total – Free White Persons 3
 Total – All Persons 3

 

Ebenezer Sheldon
Description Original Tally Possible Identity
 Free White Male Under 5 1
 Free White Male 5-9 1
 Free White Male 15-19 1
 Free White Male 20-29 1
 Free White Male 30-39 1 ? Ebenezer Sheldon
 Free White Female Under 5 1
 Free White Female 5-9 1
 Free White Female 15-19 1
 Free White Female 20-29 1
 Free White Female 70-79 1
 Total – Free White Persons 10
 Total – All Persons 10

 

Ezekiel Sheldon Household
Possible Identity
Description Tally Name Relationship Age
 Free White Male under 5 1
 Free White Male 15-19 2
 Free White Male 30-39 1
 Free White Male 40-49 1
 Free White Male 50-59 1 ? Ezekiel Sheldon Head
 Free White Female under 5 1
 Free White Female 20-29 2
 Free White Female 30-39 1
 Free White Female 50-59 1
 Total – Free White Persons 11 Notes:
 Total – All Persons 11

 

Isaac P. Household
Possible Identity
Description Tally Name Relationship Age
 Free White Male 20-29 1 Isaac P. Sheldon Head
 Free White Female 20-29 1 Mrs. Sheldon wife
 Total – Free White Persons 2 Notes:
 Total – All Persons 2

 

Timothy Sheldon Household
Possible Identity
Description Tally Name Relationship Age
 Free White Male 15-19 1
 Free White Male 20-29 1
 Free White Male 60-69 1 ? Timothy Sheldon Head
 Free White Female 5-9 1
 Free White Female 10-14 2
 Free White Female 15-19 1
 Free White Female 50-59 1
 Total Free White Persons 8 Notes:
 Total – All Persons 8

Pittsfield

Augustus Household
Possible Identity
Description Tally Name Relationship Age
 Free White Males 5-9 1
 Free White Male 15-19 1
 Free White Male 40-49 1 Augustus Sheldon Head
 Free White Female 40-49 1
 Total – Free White Persons 4 Notes:
 Total – All Persons 4

 

Gardner Sheldon Household
Possible Identity
Description Tally Name Relationship Age
 Free White Males 5-9 1 Daniel G. Sheldon son 7
 Free White Male 10-14 1 Benjamin Sheldon son 10
 Free White Male 30-39 1 Gardner Sheldon Head 32
 Free White Male 70-79 1 ?
 Free White Female 5-9 1 Abigail S. Sheldon daughter 5
 Free White Female 10-14 1 Harriet Sheldon daughter 11
 Free White Female 40-49 1 ? Nancy Gorum Sheldon wife 31
 Total – Free White Persons 7 Notes:  Nancy was 31, the tally may have been an error.  Son Russell was likely with his uncle Augustus.  Or, Daniel (age 7) was put down as 70 in error and Russell (age 9) represents the boy age 5-9.  The man in his 70s could also be Gardner’s father, Isaac, or Nancy’s father.  Further research needed.
 Total – All Persons

 

7

 

By |2022-01-16T01:08:32-05:00January 14, 2022|Comments Off on 1830 Census, Otsego County, New York

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